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Happiness Measures

Characteristics

Code:
O-Sum-c-mq-n-16-a
Focus:
Overall: Summed overall appraisals (O-Sum)
Time frame:
currently (today, these days, presently) (c)
Mode:
multiple questions (mq)
Scale Type:
numeric scale (n)
Scale Range:
16

Description

Selfreport on 3 questions;

A Everything considered, how satisfied or dissatisfied would you say you are with your life these days?
1  very dissatisfied
2
3
4
5
6   extremely satisfied

B Which grade would you give your present life, everything considered?

1  not satisfactory
2
3
4
5
6  excellent

C Taking all together, how would you say things are these days?
1  not happy at all
2
3
4  very happy